Create Effective Behavior Intervention Plans

The Perfect Classroom

Have you ever walked by a classroom and thought, “I wish my kid was in THAT classroom? Wow! Now there’s a teacher that has her kids under control!” You know the kind of classroom-the one where all the children seem to be seamlessly transitioning from one activity to the next without any sign of a […]

What is Positive Behavior Support?

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“Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is a set of research-based strategies used to increase quality of life and decrease problem behavior by teaching new skills and making changes in a person’s environment. Positive behavior support combines valued outcomes, behavioral and biomedical science, validated procedures, and systems change to enhance quality of life and reduce problem behavior” […]

Invisible Anxiety: Hiding in the Classroom

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1 in 8 children are diagnosed with an Anxiety Disorder. Separation Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobia, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) are common in younger children, ages 6-9, while Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), and Panic Disorder are more prevalent between 8 and 12 years; all of these disorders may continue through adolescence. […]

My Kid is Smearing Feces! HELP!

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When you are saying these words, what you want most desperately is for someone, ANYONE, to help you figure out how to get your kid to stop smearing poo.  Stop touching it, playing in it, smearing it, eating it, and so forth – how can I get my child to just leave it alone?!? While […]

Behavior Solutions: Difficulty With Starting Assignments

Excerpted with permission from Behavior Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom by Beth Aune, OTR/L, Beth Burt & Peter Gennaro Behavior Solutions is an excellent easy to read book that presents four behavioral sections along with comprehensive appendices. I highly recommend this book as a resource for all teachers for quick and easy solutions to implement […]

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